During an otherwise routine meeting on Tuesday, Columbus City Council split on who to appoint to the Municipal Election Commission.
The Mayor's Eighth Annual Unity Picnic will be held Saturday at Columbus Riverwalk Park from 4 to 8 p.m.
The Caledonia Board of Aldermen approved upgrades to ballpark field lights and law enforcement arsenals Tuesday.
I spent yesterday afternoon wandering through Southern antebellum houses and chatting with costumed hosts and hostesses of all ages on the Columbus Spring Pilgrimage's first home tour of the year.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Department Narcotics Unit arrested 12 suspects recently as part of a year-long investigation into illegal drug activity in Columbus and Lowndes County.
Absentee ballots for the May 12 special election for U.S. Congress, District 1, are now available at the Lowndes County Courthouse.
Parents of a New Hope High School student-athlete have filed a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights alleging the Lowndes County School District is not providing equal access to athletic opportunities for both male and female students.
Conflicting ideologies on infrastructure upkeep and the existing tax burden on residents again clashed Monday as supervisors continue balancing complaints about Oktibbeha County's road system with the board's financial restraints and an ever-growing work list.
Workers have begun constructing a new 15-acre, $40 million student housing project along Blackjack Road that will eventually house about 800 residents.
It's been 18 years since Lex Jackson purchased Jackson Square Shopping Center on Highway 45 in Columbus.
Rain or shine -- most likely rain, according to the forecast -- the Columbus Spring Pilgrimage will kick off its 75th year today with its first tour of homes and a kickoff party featuring crawfish at a shrimp boil.
On March 20, Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle trauma personnel treated four gunshot victims for what was described as "non-life-threatening" injuries.
Cruising the fresh pavement on the newly opened Yokohama Boulevard, it can be easy to forget you are passing country homes that enjoyed solitude for so long.
All day long, Paige Lowe plans events for the Columbus-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce.
Most people seem to associate the history of the old homes of Columbus with the Civil War but I think of a much earlier time.
The Dispatch has changed its lineup of Sunday comic strips.
More than two weeks after a shooting at Sim Scott Park left four people injured, Columbus police are still no closer to making an arrest.
Religious freedom laws like the one causing an uproar in Indiana have never been successfully used to defend discrimination against gays -- and have rarely been used at all, legal experts say.
New Columbus-Lowndes Parks Authority Director Greg Lewis' said he remained in a "state of discovery" following his first three months at the helm.
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